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Flag Status Alert: Queen Elizabeth II

Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half-Staff

As a mark of respect for the memory of Queen Elizabeth II, President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment (not yet known). Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom died today, September 8, 2022.

Here is a link to the Wikipedia page on the former Queen: QE II

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Flag Status Alert: International Overdose Awareness Day

Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag will be at Half-Staff
This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland Flag lowered to half-staff at sunrise, Wednesday, August 31, 2022 and returned to full-staff at sunset, Wednesday, August 31, 2022 for International Overdose Awareness Day. This day aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of drug-related death in the continuing fight against the opioid epidemic in Maryland. See this page for Maryland-related events: marylandaddictionrecovery.com/august-31st-2022-international-overdose-awareness-day/

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Flag Status Alert: DFC Glenn Hilliard

Flag Status Alert: The United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half-Staff

The United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half-Staff This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the United States Flag and Maryland Flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full staff at sunset on Tuesday, June 21st. This action is in honor of Deputy First Class Glenn Hilliard of the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office, who died in the line of duty on Sunday, June 12, 2022. Here is a link to the FOX News article: DFC Glenn Hilliard

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Flag Status Alert: Robb Elementary School

Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half-Staff

As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on May 24, 2022, by a gunman at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full staff at sunset, Saturday, May 28, 2022. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher than the United States flag. Here is a link to the Fox News article: Uvalde, Texas school shooting

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Flag Status Alert: COVID-19

Flag Status Alert: The United States and Maryland Flags are at Half-Staff

As a mark of respect and remembrance of the one million American lives lost to COVID-19, President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset, Monday, May 16, 2022

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Flag Status Alert: Fallen Heroes Day

Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag is at Half-Staff

This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff at sunrise, Friday, May 6, 2022, and returned to full staff at sunset, Friday, May 6, 2022, for Fallen Heroes Day. This day honors Fallen Heroes who have lost their lives in service to our State during the last year. Here is a link to a Yahoo article: Loved Ones Prepare for Fallen Heroes Day In Baltimore County

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Everlasting

Happy Friday all y’all! Recently I’ve been working on memorial pages on this website for those members who have transferred to Post Everlasting, Squadron Everlasting, Unit Everlasting, or Ride Everlasting. I finished and published them last night. They can be found under the appropriate program’s menu. Thanks go out to Faith Insley and other Auxiliary members for providing pictures and other info for Unit Everlasting. If you’re online and looking at those pages, check them out, and contact me with any additions/changes that should be made on those pages. You can contact us by using the “Contact Us” feature on this website.

Thanks!

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Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half-Staff for three reasons.

This is to advise that President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset, Sunday, March 27, 2022. This is to pay respect to former Secretary of State Madeleine Korbel Albright and her life of service to our Nation. Former Secretary of State Albright passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Here is a link to the Reuters article: Madeline Albright.

This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Saturday, March 26, 2022. This is the day of interment for former Lieutenant Governor Samuel Bogley, who passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2022. Samuel Bogley was Maryland’s Lieutenant Governor from 1979-1983. Here is a link to the Wikipedia entry on Samuel Bogley. Both the United States Flag and Maryland Flag will continue to fly at half-staff until sunset on Sunday, March 27, 2022, per the Presidential Proclamation in honor of former Secretary of State Madeleine Korbel Albright.

This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Saturday, March 26, 2022. This is the day of interment for former State Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., who passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2022. Former State Delegate Burns represented Legislative District 10. Read about him in this Capital Gazette article.

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Flag Status Alert: Rep. Jim Hagedorn

Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half-Staff

President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff effective immediately and returned to full staff at midnight tonight, Friday, February 18, 2022. This is to pay respect to United States Representative Jim Hagedorn from the State of Minnesota. Representative Hagedorn passed away yesterday, February 17, 2022. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher than the United States flag.

Here is a link to the AP article: Minnesota Rep. Jim Hagedorn dies at 59 after cancer battle

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Flag Status Alert: EMT Wayne Fisher

Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag are at Half-Staff

This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the United States Flag and Maryland Flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full staff at sunset on the day of interment, tomorrow, February 17, 2022. This action is in honor of EMT Wayne Fisher of the Harford County Fire and EMS Foundation, assigned to Darlington Volunteer Fire Company, who died in the line of duty on February 6, 2022. Here is a link to the WMAR article: Funeral arrangements for Harford County EMT Wayne Fisher